Good morning and happy Tuesday. Northwesterly winds of up to 40mph will greet you as you head outside today. We might get a break in the rain around 10am, but that’s likely to be replaced with flurries of snow throughout the afternoon. However, the spring equinox arrives next week…

Is Hell’s Kitchen becoming a tropical paradise? A new rooftop watering hole could be about to join underground speakeasy The Friki Tiki in the landmark Film Center Building, cementing 9th Avenue and W44th as a multi-level beachy bar crawl destination. Read more…

Film Center

Evelyn Yang is a Hell’s Kitchen mom and activist who has lived in the neighborhood for 18 years. As a leading member of the “Yang Gang”, she’s supported husband Andrew in his campaigns for the nomination to become Democratic nominee for President of the United States and to become New York Mayor. Read Evelyn’s West Side Story…

Andrew and Evelyn Yang at DD dumplings

What we’ve been reading

* Stories that might be behind a paywall are marked with a 💰

The plan for an AirTrain to La Guardia has been ditched. (New York Times💰)

New York City and State go head-to-head over foie gras. (Barron’s)

Now MSG could lose its liquor license in a dispute over face recognition. (New York Post)

Tired of time-wasting work meetings? You’re not alone… (Bloomberg💰)

The sales of actual books are on the up — and it’s a hat tip to Gen Z readers. (Business Insider💰)

Freeze Frame

St Patrick's Pier 84

Thanks to Debbie Heard for organizing an early St Patrick’s Day event at Pier 84 Dog Run — and sending in this picture of her pup, Max (left), enjoying his shamrock outfit.

Happy birthday to John Mudd.